Posted on: December 1, 2017

CCIDA and Dept. of Planning and Economic Development Director Announces His Departure

Pictured, Kevin Sanvidge.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:--Kevin M. Sanvidge, Administrative Director/CEO of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) and Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development, has announc...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Chautauqua County's Innovative 2% Occupancy Tax Grant Program for Lakes and Waterways Evolves

         Pictured: the Findley Lake Dam Rehabilitation Project and a Streambank Stabilization Project in the Chautauqua Lake Watershed. Both projects received funding through the County’s 2% Occupancy...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

2017 Celebrate Chautauqua Lake Rally

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development and the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance invite the public to join them for the fourth annual Celebrate the Lake Rally. The rally will be held on A...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Local Waterfront Revitalization Open Houses Scheduled

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:--A Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared, comprehensive land and water use plan for a community’s natural, public and working waterfront. Chautauqua County has received funding from the New York State Departme...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

Pictured, a sunset on Lake Erie.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The first Lake Erie Rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk, N.Y. 

The Lake Erie Rally is free a...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Working to Bring Additional NYS Investment into Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County has been working hard to find New York State funding for Chautauqua Lake Projects.

Representative from Chautauqua County traveled to Albany on May 2 to meet with Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew  Good...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Working to Bring Federal Investment into Chautauqua County

Pictured from left to right: U.S. Congressman Tom Reed, Chautauqua County Legislator Pierre Chagnon, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator Dave McCoy, and Chautauqua County Legislator George Borrello discuss Chautauqua County’s projects at the U.S. Capi...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Lake Erie Management Commission to Host Lake Erie Rally

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The Lake Erie Management Commission will be hosting a Lake Erie Rally on May 13, 2017 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk.

Residents are encouraged to attend and learn about all of the...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Application Dates for Chautauqua County’s Occupancy Tax Grant Programs are Changing

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development announced the application period for the 2018 2% Lakes and Waterways Grant Program and 3% Tourism Product Development Grant Program will open on February 1, 2017.&...

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Planning and Economic Development